It finally happened. I was at Walmart with my 2 year old and my 7 week old. It was cold, I had a car full of groceries and both kids were tired and hungry and screaming. 2,043 more words
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When you think of childbirth education you might imagine sitting in a circle leaning back into your partner’s lap, “hee-hee-hoo-ing” and visualizing palm trees.
Or maybe you imagine sitting in a hospital conference room learning about protocol, pain relief options, and what constitutes active labor. 229 more words
If you search things not to say to pregnant women on google you will get many hits from all different types of sources and outlets; Cosmo, WomensHealth, PregnancyHealth, Buzzfeed-just to name a few- but they really miss the key points. 496 more words
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The idea of a couple growing a family in isolation is new to human society. What we need, in the absence of our families and tribal support systems, is postpartum doulas.